O'Quinn Law Firm Botched Silica Exposure MDL, Suit Claims

Law360, New York (December 17, 2012, 1:56 PM EST) -- The O'Quinn Law Firm was hit with another suit Friday accusing the Texas firm of overcharging clients and mishandling their multidistrict litigation over occupational silica exposure, including claims it overlooked potential errors in medical diagnoses in order to increase the number of plaintiffs.

The suit, filed in Texas federal court by several clients, claims  O'Quinn — led by principal attorneys John O'Quinn and Richard Laminack —  attempted to “fuel a silicosis litigation machine” by having their hand-picked medical professionals diagnose as many clients as possible with...
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Case Information

Case Title

Bates et al v. Laminack et al

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

360(P.I.: Other)

Date Filed

December 14, 2012


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